THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

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The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells
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Find yourself caught in the middle of an alien invasion in the late 1800s in this collectible hardcover edition of the thrilling science fiction classic.

A classic science fiction novel, The War of the Worlds tells the story of the martian invasion of Planet Earth. This late–nineteenth century novel plays on the mood of the period in which it was written—a world with great fears for its security and long-term stability. H. G. Wells predicts the brutal savagery of twentieth-century warfare through the lens of interplanetary conflict.

Essential volumes for the shelves of every classic literature lover, the Chartwell Classics series includes beautifully presented works and collections from some of the most important authors in literary history. Chartwell Classics are the editions of choice for the most discerning literature buffs.

Other titles in the series include: The Essential Tales & Poems of Edgar Allen Poe; The Essential Tales of H.P. Lovecraft; The Federalist Papers; The Inferno; The Call of the Wild and White Fang; Moby Dick; The Odyssey; Pride and Prejudice; Grimm’s Fairy Tales; Emma; The Great Gatsby; The Secret Garden; Anne of Green Gables; The Phantom of the Opera; The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital; The Republic; Frankenstein; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Meditations; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass; A Tales of Two Cities; Beowulf; The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Little Women; Wuthering Heights; Peter Pan; Persuasion; Aesop’s Fables; The Constitution of the United States and Selected Writings; Crime and Punishment; Dracula; Great Expectations; The Iliad; Irish and Fairy Folk Tales; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine and The Invisible Man; and The Alchemist.

Format:
Format Paper Over Board + Jacket 200 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780785841821
Size:
Size5.75 in x 7.50 in / 146.05 mm x 190.50 mm
Published:
Published Date October 11th, 2022
H. G. Wells
Herbert George “H.G.” Wells (1866–1946) was a prolific English writer best known for his timeless science fiction novels, including The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, and The War of the Worlds. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Normal School of Science in London, where he studied biology and helped found The Science School Journal, he became a teacher and embarked on an impressive literary career that resulted in four Nobel Prize nominations. Wells also wrote extensively on politics and social matters and was one of the foremost public intellectuals of his day.
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